Dr. Thompson grew up in North Dakota. She attended North Dakota State University in Fargo, ND, where she majored in psychology. Dr. Thompson received her medical degree from the University of North Dakota in Grand Forks. She completed her residency training in dermatology at the University of North Carolina/Chapel Hill.
Dr. Thompson joined Chapel Hill Dermatology in 2002. She takes an interest in all areas of medical dermatology. She has three daughters and lives in Chapel Hill. She enjoys spending time with her family, reading, and participating in outdoor activities.